István Jeney

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameIstván Lajos•Jeney
Used nameIstván•Jeney
Born27 February 1887 in Győr (HUN)
Measurements72 kg
AffiliationsHungária EE, Budapest (HUN)
NOC Hungary


István Jeney competed as an athlete for the Hungária EE. Early in his career he competed in single sculls, but his most significant success was achieved with the famous Hungarian eight that finished seventh at the 1912 Olympics. After finishing his sports career, Jeney worked for the board of the Hungarian Rowing Association.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Rowing HUN István Jeney
Eights, Men (Olympic) Hungaria Evezős Egylet 2 h3 r1/4